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Carolyn EntDirector of Events (Retired)Elon University

Carolyn is an academic event professional highly skilled at planning and executing events that align with public and private universities with an expertise in determining ROI for the institution.
Adept at turning ideas into action, as director of development special events for Duke University, she created and produced events in support of the “Campaign for Duke” from kickoff, high end donor relations events to finale.

She served as director of events in the campaign office at Cornell University producing the kickoff event for the university’s $4 billion campaign, “Far Above - The Campaign for Cornell” which won a Circle of Excellence award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

During the last fifteen years as the Director of Presidential Events at Elon University, she designed and managed all aspects of Elon’s Presidential Inauguration Week (2018-2019), including numerous farewell events for the outgoing President and welcoming events for the new President.